Profile

Scott Bedwell is an alcohol and tobacco industry consultant for Bose McKinney & Evans LLP and a senior policy advisor for Bose Public Affairs Group LLC.  Previously, Scott was a member of the Indiana State Excise Police from 1991 through 2016, serving in the roles of industry liaison/trade relations and local alcohol board coordinator.  He has extensive experience in working with industry members, including manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers and dealers, on compliance and licensing related issues.  Scott also has vast knowledge of 7.1 and 905 IAC alcohol laws and rules.  As local board coordinator, he assisted officers and permittees on the alcohol board process and any problems that may arise during hearings.  He has worked closely with top officials within the Tax and Trade Bureau of the federal government on compliance and licensing issues. Drawing upon his experience, Scott provides compliance consultation and audit services for clients to understand, address and correct potential violations of Indiana’s alcoholic beverage rules and regulations.

Education

Lake Michigan College (A.A., 1987)
Indiana State University (B.S. in criminology, 1990)

Honors / Awards

Indiana State Excise Police Educator of the Year (1998 and 2005)
Indiana State Excise Police Officer of the Year (2011)

Appearances / Publications

Scott presents on the latest trends, changing regulations and best practices related to alcoholic beverage producers, distributors, retailers and hospitality industry businesses.  He has been a speaker for a number of associations, including the Indiana Licensed Beverage Association and Brewers of Indiana Guild.

Appointments / Memberships

NALCP (National Association of Licensing and Compliance Professionals)
Shelter Insurance Foundation Scholarship Committee
Plaza International Prep Academy Booster Club
SWIRCA & More special events committee
Evansville Harrison Girls’ Soccer volunteer
St. Ben’s Parish, Evansville, Indiana